2015-05-13

Holland News Week of May 11, 2015



We have so much to be thankful for this morning as the rainfall over the weekend was most welcome and most of the farmers have their crops all planted. All we need now is sunshine and no frost. Last Monday many of the local folks paid their respects to Willie Kuyper at her funeral service at the Pipestone Christian Reformed […]

Woodstock News Week of May 11, 2015



We received a very welcome rain especially over the weekend! Storms were reported in the area as well. To my knowledge, our little corner of the world was spared! We were truly blessed! Mother’s Day was observed with family gatherings honoring mom. Roechelle and Al Kor treated their moms, Mike and Gloria Powers and Jan and Gloria Kor to dinner […]

Days Gone By Week of May 11, 2015



125 YEARS AGOMay 9, 1890 Work on the new Clymer block is progressing in good shape, and soon Pipestone will have one of the finest post offices in the state. The cornerstone was laid on Wednesday. (Editor’s note: This building is located at 114 West Main street and Second Edition is located here.)*** There were a good many trees set […]

Probate of Will – Alton Gilmore



DISTRICT COURTFIFTH JUDICIALDISTRICTCourt File No.: 59-PR-15-148 NOTICE OFAND ORDERFOR HEARINGON PETITIONOF WILL ANDAPPOINTMENT OFPERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE ANDNOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTACOUNTY OF PIPESTONE In Re: Estate of Alton Gilmore, also known as Alton Edwin Gilmore, Decedent. It is Ordered and Notice is given that on June 2, 2015, at 8:30 a.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at […]

Probate of Will – Eudell H. Coleman



DISTRICT COURTFIFTH JUDICIALDISTRICTCourt File No.: 59-PR-15-150 NOTICE OFAND ORDERFOR HEARINGON PETITIONFOR FORMALADJUDICATION OFINTESTACY,DETERMINATIONOF HEIRS, FORMALAPPOINTMENT OFPERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE ANDNOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTACOUNTY OF PIPESTONE In Re: Estate of Eudell H. Coleman, also known as Del Coleman, Decedent. It is Ordered and Notice is given that on June 2, 2015, at 8:30 a.m., a hearing will be held in this […]

Swine barn fire marked by tragedy, heroism

State Fire Marshal investigating fire's cause

Two women died during a swine barn fire Monday, one of the women after a heroic attempt to save the other’s life. Sharla Drew, 50, and Kristy Giesler, 32, both died in what Jeff Leslie, Jasper fire chief, described as a fast-moving fire. Leslie said Drew was outside the building, according to witnesses who were at the scene, but entered […]

Drivers needed for Meals on Wheels



Dear Editor, I would like to thank all of the volunteers who deliver meals in the city of Jasper. You are greatly appreciated thank you! Each month, churches, organizations and businesses deliver about seven meals a day to seniors in Jasper. However, there remains a need for additional drivers to deliver meals in Jasper in the month of July. This […]

Don’t eliminate MinnesotaCare



To the Editor, When our Representatives voted last week to eliminate MinnesotaCare as part of $1.1 billion in cuts to health and human services, they should have considered the cost to the 100,000 working Minnesotans who rely on the program for healthcare. MinnesotaCare has reliably provided affordable care to people with low and variable income since it was founded as […]

At your library



Most of the people I know have a garden. Many of them have already tilled the soil, started their seedlings, even planted some plants and seeds in anticipation of summer. I’m a bit behind I started my seedlings just last night and have not managed to till, but I will soon. I’ve got some bulbs ready for the ground, a […]

The real estate mogul who wasn’t



We recently asked soon-to-be Pipestone Area Schools graduates what their lives will be like in 10 years as part of our graduation feature that will appear in the May 21 edition of the Pipestone County Star. We’ve asked PAS seniors this question and others like it over the years and the answers are usually some variation of be married, have […]